Events preview: This week in development cooperation

By Devex Editor 06 July 2015

Sharmin Sultana, a teacher at the Govindrashree Goverment Primary School examines the papers of students. Some 58 million children are still being denied their right to education. Photo by: Asian Development Bank / CC BY-NC

The future of international development cooperation is not just hashed out in dusty field offices and ramshackle schools and hospitals, but also at a variety of events, celebrations and other gatherings. Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting July 6:

Public Hearing on Cyber Activism and Civil Society Organizations
July 6
Brussels, Belgium

Seminar: Global Economic Prospects: The Global Economy in Transition
July 6
Tokyo, Japan

Decarbonizing Development — 3 Steps to a Zero-Carbon Future
July 6
Geneva, Switzerland

The Oslo Summit on Education for Development
July 6-7
Oslo, Norway

14th Regional Seminar of the ACP-EU Economic and Social Interest Groups
July 6-8
Yaoundé, Cameroon

Delivering EU Humanitarian and Development Assistance in Fragile/Crisis Situations
July 6-8
Brussels, Belgium

Involving Civil Society in the Implementation of the Post-2015 Agenda
July 7
New York, United States

Japan and the UK: A New Development Cooperation Policy Post-2015
July 7
London, United Kingdom

Europe 2020 — Paths for Reinventing Europe’s Future
July 7
Brussels, Belgium

Best Practices in Improving the Sustainability of Agriculture
July 7
Milan, Italy

We Need Not Just Effective but Safe Drugs to Reduce Malaria Transmission
July 7
London, United Kingdom

Paris 2015: Lessons From the Copenhagen Experience
July 7
Online

Africa: Potentials and Challenges
July 7
Tokyo, Japan

NGO Breakfast Discussion: On the Road to Paris: Where are the TNCs?
July 7
Geneva, Switzerland

Regulations, Foreign Banks and Income Inequality
July 7
Tokyo, Japan

Online Consultation and Learning Session on Principles for Ethical Humanitarian Innovation
July 8
London, United Kingdom

Book Launch: Thinking Beyond Sectors for Sustainable Development
July 8
London, United Kingdom

Social Protection, Taxation and Inequality
July 9
London, United Kingdom

Twitter Chat: Dos and Don'ts of Development Photography
July 9
Online

International Conference: Promoting Growth Through Effective Policy
July 9-10
Lima, Peru

Social Enterprise: Make It Happen!
July 10
Brussels, Belgium

Graduating From Social Protection
July 10
London, United Kingdom

International celebrations

World Population Day
July 11

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